Announcements

  • Upcoming System Plans

    The Improv cluster has been in production since late October. The Bebop cluster is 7 years old and will eventually be phased out. We will begin the phase out process by turning off the KNL nodes on Bebop during the next LCRC maintenance in February… Read More

  • LCRC Globus Endpoint Replacement

    We have stood up a new Globus Connect Server v5 (GCSv5) collection for LCRC. The new endpoint name is “LCRC Improv DTN”. This new endpoint will replace the legacy LCRC globus server “lcrc#dtn_bebop”. When using Globus to transfer files to/from LCRC, users should now use… Read More

  • LCRC Improv Cluster Now Available

    LCRC Community, The Improv cluster is now available to all users. Information about logging in and running jobs on Improv is available: https://www.lcrc.anl.gov/for-users/using-lcrc/running-jobs/running-jobs-on-improv/ The filesystems are mounted at the same locations as on Bebop and Swing, so no data transfers between… Read More

  • REMINDER: Maintenance in LCRC on Monday – 9/11/2023

    LCRC Users, We will be performing our monthly maintenance in LCRC on Monday, September 11, 2023. All LCRC clusters will be unavailable during this time. We will send another email after the maintenance ends. Any jobs submitted with a walltime that crosses into the maintenance… Read More

  • LCRC Project Renewals and New Project Requests for FY2024 are due Sept. 11 2023

    LCRC FY2024 project renewals and new project requests are due at 5:00 PM CDT on Monday, September 11, 2023. Important note to users: LCRC is anticipating bringing our new cluster – Improv – into production for FY2024 (currently, we are in the “acceptance stage” of… Read More

  • FY2023 LCRC Project Reports are due Sept. 4, 2023

    As the PI for an LCRC project, you are required to submit concise reports of the accomplishments for each of your LCRC projects (separately) during the 2023 fiscal year (Oct 2022-Sept 2023). These reports are very important. They document the impact of LCRC as a… Read More

  • Upcoming LCRC Outage Starting July 28

    LCRC Users, The building 240 data center, which houses all the LCRC resources, will experience a complete shutdown starting Friday, July 28 through Monday, July 31. ALL LCRC resources will be powered down during this time (compute/login nodes, filesystems, condo nodes, web, etc.). To prepare… Read More

  • LAMMPS on Swing

    LAMMPS on one of Swing’s A100 GPUs is about ten times faster than LAMMPS on a Bebop Broadwell Node. Speedups increase as the size of the model increases.  For models containing more than 50,000 atoms you can expect speedups of more than an order of… Read More

  • LCRC FY23 Quarter 4 Allocations Granted

    LCRC Users, LCRC projects have been granted allocations for FY23 Quarter 4 (July-September) on Bebop and Swing. If your project requested time and was approved for Quarter 4, you can check the project balance by running the following command on any Bebop or Swing nodes:… Read More

  • Upcoming LCRC Outage Starting May 7

    OUTAGE COMPLETE (5/12/2023 16:52:00): All LCRC resources should be back online now. If you have any issues, please email support at lcrc.anl.gov. — LCRC Users, The building 240 data center, which houses all the LCRC resources, will experience a complete shutdown of cooling and a… Read More

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